TGIF !

This one reminded me of my cat Oreo (my lovely firstborn!).  If I can’t find any readers for my novel, I am sure he’s up to the task 🙂

You Have 13(!) Days….

To submit your story for the CBC Books Creative Nonfiction Prize! See details here:  http://www.cbc.ca/books/canadawrites/literaryprizes/nonfiction/   I will be submitting a story myself.  I submitted to CBC Books’ Short Story competition in the Fall and will hear back in February as to whether I have been accepted or rejected to pass through to the next …

Book Club Recommendations?

For those that have been following, our “Bookworms” Book Club has now read several novels – The Glass Castle, Spin, The Memory Keeper’s Daughter and The Birth House.  Check out the links to see my quickie reviews and recommendations! It’s now my turn to pick our next book and I’d love to get YOUR recommendations. …

Canada Writes – My submission

Last night, I sent my submission to the CBC Books – Canada Writes – Short Story Competition!  I am excited as I’ve never actually submitted to a writing contest before – but I am not holding my breath either.  The results of the competition won’t be known for another 6 months or so.  I found entering the …